Dr Albert Murino
Dr Alberto Murino is a consultant gastroenterologist specialized in therapeutic endoscopy. He has a particular interest in luminal endoscopy in particular lesion resection and small bowel endoscopy. His practice also covers general gastroenterology, including irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux, coeliac disease, etc.
Coeliac disease treatment
Coeliac disease is usually suspected when someone has severe abdominal symptoms and also shows signs of malnourishment or anaemia
12 consultants available
Duodenal ulcer treatment
Testing and treatment for an ulcer in your intestines. Treatments include medication or surgery.
12 consultants available
A gastric band is intermediate between the gastric balloon and more extensive bariatric surgery
2 consultants available
Heartburn and gastro-oesophageal treatments
At The London Clinic we provide a private heartburn treatment service.
13 consultants available
We provide a first-class sigmoidoscopy service to diagnose and monitor conditions of the large bowel.
Our first-class colonoscopy service screens for bowel cancer and investigates other problems affecting the colon. Available Saturdays as well as weekdays.
Our first-class gastroscopy service diagnoses conditions affecting the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum.
We provide a first-class video capsule endoscopy service to diagnose conditions of the small bowel.
Dr Alberto Murino is a consultant gastroenterologist and advanced gastrointestinal endoscopist at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust in London. He is also an honorary associate professor at the UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health.
His practice covers general gastroenterology, including irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux, coeliac disease, gastrointestinal dysmotility disorders, colonic and gastric lesions management, small bowel diseases and bloating. He is specialised in luminal therapeutic advanced endoscopy.
Dr Alberto Murino qualified in medicine and surgery in Italy, becoming a specialist in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal endoscopy (gastroenterology MRCP equivalent) in 2009, with the highest score: 50/50 cum laude.
Between 2010 and 2014 he completed three prestigious endoscopy fellowships in internationally renowned institutions, where he was trained in various fields of advanced endoscopy.
- Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St Mark’s Academic Institute, Imperial College London. May 2010 – September 2012
- Department of Gastroenterology, Hepato-Pancreatology and Digestive Oncology at Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. October 2012 – November 2013
- Department of Gastroenterology at Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Nagoya University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan. December 2013 – July 2014
He then worked as a consultant gastroenterologist in one of the most prestigious endoscopy units in Europe, Istituto Clinico Humanitas in Milan, Italy, before joining the gastroenterology department at the Royal Free Hospital in 2016, where he currently works as a gastroenterology consultant with a special interest in endoscopy.
Dr Alberto Murino is co-director of one of the largest international endoscopy conferences, the International Advanced Endoscopy Masterclass London. He has also been invited, as an expert in the field to attend several national and international endoscopy conferences.
Dr Alberto Murino is an honorary associate professor at the UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health and currently coordinates the gastroenterology centre of the Institute for Liver and Digestive Health.
He has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in international gastroenterology journals. Furthermore, he is a reviewer for the top endoscopy peer-reviewed journals Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Endoscopy.
He is co-director of one of the largest international endoscopy conferences, the International Advanced Endoscopy Masterclass London, and he is often invited to national and international conferences as faculty member.
Dr Alberto Murino is part of the educational committee of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and World Endoscopy Organization (WEO). In addition, he is involved in the development of the European endoscopy guidelines.
He is a member of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), the Italian Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (SIED) and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).
Dr Alberto Murino enjoys spending the majority of his spare time with his family, travelling abroad and trying to understand different cultures. He loves sport in general and used to play rugby and football. Dr Alberto Murino also enjoys cooking and considers books, movies, art and music an essential part of his personal culture.
Dr Albert Murino is available through The London Clinic's Connect service for video consultations.
- Consultant Gastroenterologist and GI Endoscopist
Royal Free Unit for Endoscopy, The Royal Free Hospital
- Honorary Associate Professor
Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, University College London
- General gastroenterology
- Abdominal pain
- Diarrhoea and constipation
- Year qualified 2005
- University of Sassari 1999 - 2005
He was awarded a research prize, the Oral Free Paper Prize, during UEG Week in Vienna in October 2014 for a research project developed during his fellowship in Japan, “Effectiveness of endoscopic ultrasonography during double balloon enteroscopy for suspected small bowel tumours,” by Murino A, et al.